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You Must Be Joking! (1965)

 |  Comedy  |  October 1965 (USA)
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A motley group of soldiers are set loose on swinging England in an initiative test to collect a selection of esoteric items.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lt. Tim Morton
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Sgt. Maj. McGregor
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Capt. Tabasco
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Gen. Lockwood
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Sgt. Clegg
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Librarian
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Young Husband
Gabriella Licudi ...
Patricia Viterbo ...
Sylvie Tarnet
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Maj. Foskett
Lee Montague ...
SSgt. Mansfield
Irene Handl ...
Elderly Woman
Richard Wattis ...
Parkins
Miles Malleson ...
Salesman
Gwendolyn Watts ...
Young Wife
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A motley group of soldiers are set loose on swinging England in an initiative test to collect a selection of esoteric items.

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It's a mad-mad whirl of a hunt for guys and gals and goodies!

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Comedy

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October 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rena rama snurren!  »

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(RCA Recording System)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Gabriella Licudi was dubbed by Nikki Van der Zyl. See more »

Goofs

When the famous Lutine bell is stolen, the officers at HQ describe it as weighing about a hundred pounds, and difficult but not impossible for a man to move around, yet in the scene at the finish line, we get a quick glimpse of Tracy Reed, herself probably not much more than that, scooping it up effortlessly in the scramble. See more »

Quotes

Young Husband: "You what? My God, you HAVE been at it again!"
Young Wife: "No, I haven't."
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Are You Back in My World Now?
(uncredited)
Written by Gary Gordon
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Cracking Comedy!
24 September 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This really is an unsung little gem that is well worthy of general release. From start to finish, it is a fast paced film with some excellent scenes involving a superb cast. A feast of British comic actors with American star, Michael Callan, thrown in for good measure. Everyone performs well, and they look like they had a whale of a time making this movie. Special mention must go to the one and only Terry-Thomas as the army phsycologist, who even manages to reprise his famous "hard cheese" retort! Lionel Jeffries is outstanding too, and there's great support from Bernard Cribbins, Denholm Elliott and Wilfred Hyde-White. To anyone who enjoys fun-filled, brisk, British comedies, this is not to be missed.


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